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User Accounts - add a password

You can protect your Windows XP user account by adding a password. We'll show you how.

1. Press the Start button then click Control Panel.

2. Now click User Accounts.

3. Choose Change an account from the Pick a task list.

4. Select the account you want to add a password to.

5. You will now see a list of things you can change for the account. Select Create a Password.

6. Now type in your password and a hint that will help you remember it if you forget (Fig. 1).

7. Finally click Create Password.
Fig. 1

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